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European Commission has launched the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance with industry leaders, civil society, national and regional ministers and the EIB

European Commission has launched the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance with industry leaders, civil society, national and regional ministers and the EIB

It has taken a long time for a major push to promote hydrogen but the EU came out with its new hydrogen strategy this week. The priority is to produce hydrogen from renewables and hopefully only renewables if it is to be truly sustainable. The renews.biz website provides a news item on developments this week. … Continue reading

Hydrogen and the low carbon energy transition

Hydrogen and the low carbon energy transition

We are reading a lot recently about hydrogen and the role it can play in achieving our long term energy and climate objectives. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) has recently published its roadmap for the energy transition. The FCH JU is a unique public private partnership supporting research, technological development and … Continue reading

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

Electric vehicle celebrity Wan Gang, the “father of China’s electric vehicle movement,”  says a ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead. Companies are jumping in, but cost and other challenges remain.  Louise Moon explains in an article on the South China Morning Post website.   When China’s father of EVs starts talking up hydrogen vehicles, analysts say investors … Continue reading

Comparing electric and hydrogen vehicles

Comparing electric and hydrogen vehicles

It is encouraging to see the developments underway in our low-carbon energy transition.  This is definitely true for transport.  Jake Whitehead, Robin Smit and Simon Washington from the University of Queensland discuss the relative strengths of electric and hydrogen vehicles in an article on The Conversation website.  What are your views?   Why battery-powered vehicles … Continue reading

Are we entering the hydrogen age?

Are we entering the hydrogen age?

David Thorpe writes a good blog on The Ecologist website about the recent developments, arguing that hydrogen is set to go from niche to mainstream for not only the transport sector but also for storing surplus renewable energy.   The hydrogen economy is much nearer than we think Ever thought what will happen to the … Continue reading

Development in hydrogen trams

Development in hydrogen trams

While there are developments in hydrogen vehicles, there are also major developments on hydrogen trams. The sonnenseite.com website describes latest developments in China.   World’s first hydrogen tram rolls off assembly line in Qingdao World’s first hydrogen-powered tramcar rolled off the assembly line in Qingdao on March 19, 2015. The new tram is the only … Continue reading